Segments in this Video

Cosmetic Surgeon: Main Duties and Responsibilities (00:31)


Paul Blair is a board certified plastic surgeon. He performs surgery, provides injections, and works with laser technology.

Cosmetic Surgeon: Career Beginnings (01:05)

Blair wanted to be a physician and attended college for chemistry. After a surgical rotation, he decided against internal medicine—specializing in ear, nose, and throat. Now he only performs facial cosmetic surgery.

Cosmetic Surgeon: Keys for Success (00:42)

Becoming a physician is an endurance test. One must attend college, medical school, residency, and additional training.

Cosmetic Surgeon: Education and Certification Requirements (01:05)

Surgeons must be board-certified in their specialty. Continuing education is required in every state.

Cosmetic Surgeon: Workplace Atmosphere (01:30)

Blair has his own office. Patients will have concerns about surgery and the healing process. Surgeons need to make clients feel as comfortable as possible.

Cosmetic Surgeon: Advice for Aspiring Pros (00:57)

A chemistry major accumulates all the pre-requisite classes for medical school. Students need to be at the top of their class.

Cosmetic Surgeon: A Day on the Job (01:26)

Blair divides his time between surgery and seeing patients in office. Cosmetic surgeons also use non-invasive treatments such as fillers, chemical peels, and lasers. Surgery days are more focused.

Cosmetic Surgeon: Industry Goals and Services (01:13)

The cosmetic industry is expanding because of demand. Society is youth oriented.

Cosmetic Surgeon: Industry Challenges (01:37)

Challenges include finding highly trained personnel. The filler industry is not well regulated. Other countries do not have rigid licensing requirements like the United States.

Cosmetic Surgeon: Looking at the Future (00:60)

Advances include more non-invasive treatment modalities and gene therapy.

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Cosmetic Surgeon—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be a cosmetic surgeon? In this Career Q&A video interview, Dr. Paul Blair talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success in cosmetic surgery. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 12 minutes

Item#: FMK190405

ISBN: 978-1-64623-453-0

Copyright date: ©2019

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